Training

How to climb like a pro during the bike leg

When the road kicks uphill, the power you produce on your bike determines how fast you reach the top, but without good cycling technique you will struggle to climb efficiently. Here’s what you should do
18 September 2017 at 15:32

Tapering: why it's important and what you should do the week before your triathlon

We all know the best way to taper is to cut back the training and chow down on pasta, right? Well, some experts would disagree. We take a look at the ideal pre-race week
18 September 2017 at 12:14

Free 4 week duathlon training plan

Don’t want the multisport party to stop? Then it’s time to switch focus to duathlon and race strong to the end of the year. Here's a four week training plan to help you make the switchover from triathlon to duathlon.
18 September 2017 at 10:00

Freestyle swim technique: how to improve your rotation and position

You’ll improve your propulsion in the water by making your front crawl streamlined. Coach Robin Brew shows you why relaxing is key…
18 September 2017 at 09:23

10 things you should never, ever say to a triathlete...

Somehow us triathletes have acquired a reputation for being obsessive, fixated, neurotic and slightly uptight individuals and as a result you might want to be careful what you say to us, even in jest says Martyn Brunt...
15 September 2017 at 11:28

Why run speed work is important for endurance athletes

Speed work can give triathletes many tools to draw on on race day says international endurance runner and coach Shaun Dixon. Here he explains why all endurance athletes should include it in their training schedule
14 September 2017 at 15:00

How to do a rollover turn in the swim

The rollover turn is very fast and requires very little extra effort. Robin Brew explains how to do it
14 September 2017 at 12:32

How many brick sessions should I do?

Training for a triathlon and wondering how many brick sessions you should include in your training? Dermott Hayes explains all
12 September 2017 at 14:04

Riding aero: how to improve your aerodynamics on the bike leg

An aero cockpit is one of the best ways to improve your bike split but it’s not quite as simple as clipping on some aerobars one day and going faster the next. Here’s what you should be doing if you want to improve your aero riding
12 September 2017 at 09:54

Racing strategy: should you pedal or coast when cycling downhill?

Getting your pacing right for every element of long-distance is key. Joe Friel explains why pacing on the downhill sections of the bike leg shouldn’t be ignored.
11 September 2017 at 14:22

15 training tips for the beginner triathlete

Have you done your first tri and now hooked on the sport and want to improve? Here are 15 simple tips that could make all the difference to your performance
08 September 2017 at 09:57

Ironman: how to train for a PB

Iron-distance racing may be debilitating but, at its heart, the training principles are simple. Iron legend Mark Kleanthous reveals his top 10 tips for racing faster and reaching your goals …
07 September 2017 at 12:43

How to get more comfortable in the aero position on the bike

Do you struggle to maintain the aero position on the bike? Joe Beer explains three ways you can help improve your comfort
01 September 2017 at 14:12

3 common freestyle swim technique faults explained

Incorporating drills into your swim sessions is key to correcting all manner of ‘mistakes’ made in the freestyle stroke. Here are our top three common technique problems and their solutions…
01 September 2017 at 11:11

How to tell if your swim's improved

Want to work out if your swimming has improved? Here’s a handy session to measure progress
29 August 2017 at 12:02

How to train for your first 70.3

Ticked the sprint and standard-distance boxes and fancy a crack at a half-Ironman? Here to help you cover all 113km is Simon Ward…
29 August 2017 at 10:49

15 training tips for the advanced triathlete

Are you a seasoned triathlete wanting to fine tune your training ? Here are some tips from top tri coaches and experts
25 August 2017 at 09:35

15 tips for the intermediate triathlete

Training that's specific to your ability is the most efficient way to train. Here's our top tips for the intermediate triathlete
24 August 2017 at 15:13

Stretches that help boost run performance and ease T2 discomfort

Many triathletes complain that they just can’t find their run legs off the bike. Luckily, Emma Deakin has the stretches that will boost your run performance…
24 August 2017 at 12:05

How to interpret data to see if you're performance is improving

Do you record all your training sessions on your Garmin and upload for ‘review’ later, without really understanding how to review or interpret it, from week to week, or month to month? With so much data it’s easy to get lost in the details and lose sight of whether or not you're really improving, says Joe Beer. Here he explains what you should be looking for.
22 August 2017 at 15:26